Skip to main content

Read any good meters lately (Watch Your Meters)

Movies Preview

movies
Read any good meters lately (Watch Your Meters)


Published 1947


Surrealist trailer exhorting people to save energy by watching their meters, featuring Richard Massingham. Fuel rationing. Wasting energy. Energy shortage. Fuel crisis


Run time 1 Minutes 2 Seconds
Production Company Public Relationship Films
Sponsor Central Office of Information for Ministry of Fuel
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

Credits

Public Information Films

comment
Reviews

Reviewer: The_Emperor_Of_Television - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 27, 2012
Subject: Epic win
This is ahead of its time in terms of humor. Or maybe the British were just ahead of us in terms of humor in general? Who is "us"? What country am I from? Where do I currently live? I don't know.
Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 18, 2008
Subject: Well have you?
Old man (who IS this guy?) is back, aloof as ever. This time he's told to watch his meters to watch for water consumption. I loved all the little signs he had up lol..
Reviewer: Raukan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 20, 2007
Subject: It's not a plastic banana ... it's a bottle.
Exactly so. A bottle, circa 1940s.
Reviewer: Mewster - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 23, 2006
Subject: Is that a plastic banana?
He's sucking on some kind of banana-shaped object while reading the paper. Is that a baby bottle or something?
SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 5,511
favorite 5
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 29,607
favorite 32
comment 5
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 27,832
favorite 22
comment 6
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 17,676
favorite 15
comment 8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 6,827
favorite 5
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 9,804
favorite 13
comment 3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
blip.tv
movies
eye 11
favorite 0
comment 0
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 632,316
favorite 23
comment 3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 21,263
favorite 18
comment 5
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 6,284
favorite 7
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )